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Incredible Act of Kindness

Alzheimer’s disease and all types of dementia can really take a toll on a family. Being a caregiver can be tough, especially when you need to support your loved one in addition to being the breadwinner of the family. Ontario Police officers were called to a home for what they thought was a domestic dispute […]

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Heroic Measure

Recently in Raleigh, NC, an off-duty state trooper just happened to be driving down a rural road when he saw an oncoming car slip and skid into an icy creek and flip over. Trooper Christopher J. Matos is being hailed for his quick thinking as he jumped into the water and pulled a fourteen year […]

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Blue Cares

Why Give Back?

Blue Cares is all about giving back to the community. As police officers, we want to serve and protect San Antonio and that means more than just fighting crime and keeping the streets safe. It means helping children and families build a life that allows them to live, work, and play, safely and happily. It […]

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Project CJ

What is Project CJ?

Blue Cares is proud to be a part of Project CJ! CJ stands for “Caring for Juniors” and the program benefits students from low-income families who attend Title One elementary schools in our city. It’s important for children to have healthy food options while they are away from school and on the weekends and holidays. […]

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Little Deed makes a Big Difference

Rarely do random acts of kindness make the news when so much is going on in our world and in our city.  However, this one grabbed attention across the country. The Cottonwood Heights Police Department in Utah posted a picture to their twitter feed saying “This note was left on the windshield of a marked […]

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Remembering Our Fallen

“When a police officer is killed, it’s not an agency that loses an officer, it’s an entire nation.” -Chris Cosgriff, OMDP (Officer Down Memorial Page) Founder During the holiday season, as we surround ourselves with family, friends, traditions and merriment, we may also experience a painful reminder of those we loved who are no longer […]

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Blue Cares

SAPOA’s “Blue Cares” in the Media

This fall, the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association (SAPOA) reintroduced their community outreach program and gave it a new name: “Blue Cares”. The new name and logo have been favorably received and have become a great instrument in educating our city about the many services offered to our community by SAPOA. Blue Cares has been […]

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SAPOA Press Release

SAPOA NEWS December 17, 2014 ARE YOUR TAX DOLLARS FUNDING A “POLL” AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY? Anonymous “Push Poll” Scaring Residents About Contract Negotiations SAN ANTONIO, TX— A telephone poll about police and fire negotiations was initiated on Monday, December 15, by an unknown source to San Antonio residents. The tactic, known as a “push poll,” […]

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What IS the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association?

You’ve been hearing about it a lot in the news lately. The San Antonio Police Officers’ Association (SAPOA) has been in contract negotiations with city leaders over pay cuts and changes to their health care premiums. You’ve heard of the SAPD but may be wondering what the purpose of SAPOA really is. The SAPOA organization […]

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